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Back to November 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked, Paul Raeburn, Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014, $26.00 Paul Raeburn is a past president … Continue reading

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Back to October 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans, Rush Limbaugh, Threshold Editions, 2014, $19.99 “Rush, rush, rushing into history!” With that proclamation, history teacher Rush Revere, courtesy … Continue reading

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Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, Twelve Publishing, 2014, $16 “Well, what do you think?” That’s all Anson Dorrance says at half-time when … Continue reading

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Back to August 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education, Glenn Beck and Kyle Olson, Threshold Editions, 2014, $14.99 Conform states that thanks to unions, “most teachers get a raise … Continue reading

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Back to July 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work, Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin Books, 2009, $16.00. Shop Class as Soulcraft offers a compelling look at education and career … Continue reading

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Back to June 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism, Kristine Barnett, Random House, 2013, $16.00 Jacob Barnett’s mother was told that the best she could hope for from her … Continue reading

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Back to May 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations, Joanne Lipman and Melanie Kupchynsky, Hyperion, 2013, $24.99 After the death of a New Jersey music teacher, whose instructional … Continue reading

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Back to April 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Sex, Lies, and Hook Ups: A Parent’s Guide for Fighting Back, Sally B. Raymond, et al., Heritage Community Services, 2012, $34.95. Sex, Lies, and Hook Ups is written by Heritage … Continue reading

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Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Confessions of a Bad Teacher: The Shocking Truth from the Front Lines of American Public Education, John Owens, Source Books, 2013, $13.99 John Owens worked from 5 a.m. to 10 … Continue reading

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Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Getting to Excellence: What Every Educator Should Know about Consequences of Beliefs, Values, Attitudes, and Paradigms for the Reconstruction of an Academically Unacceptable Middle School, by James A. Johnson, Jr., … Continue reading